Kumari Ella Falls – කුමාරි ඇල්ල

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Height :4 meters
District :Colombo

According to folklore, the Kumari Ella Fall derives its name from King Sitawake Rajasinhe’s daughter, Kumari, as she is said to have drowned in the water. It is only 4m in height. The two streams from Pittukande Moutnain and Dukkalahelena Mountain meet with two other streams, one from Hewahinda and one from Illukovil, at the Puwakpitiya Aman Oya (river).

This then flows onto the Kelani River at Ambangama. Take the Colombo high-level road and turn along Puwakpitiya road. The fall is 2km along this road.

This waterfall is located in the village of Havinna and is also known as “Kumari Wala Ella”.

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Travel Directions to Kumari Ella Falls

Route from Colombo to Kumari Ella

Route II from Colombo to Kumari Ella

Through : Battaramulla – Kottawa – Homagama – Puwakpitiya
Distance : 50 km
Travel time : 1.5-2 hours
Driving directions : see on google map
Through : low level road – Hanwella – Puwakpitiya
Distance : 57 km
Travel time : 1.5-2 hours
Driving directions : see on google map

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